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1. n. a passing grade or mark on a test. (Compare this with fail.) This is my third pass this semester.
2. in. to decline something; to decline to participate in something. I’ll have to pass. I am not prepared.
3. n. an act of declining something. Can I have a pass on that one? There is nothing I can do.
4. n. a sexual advance or invitation. (Usually with make.) When he made a pass at me, he got a pass right back.
5. tv. to succeed in spending counterfeit money; to succeed in cashing a bad check. He was arrested for passing bad checks.
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Some banks and large retailers can provide professional videotapes that demonstrate red flags and show check passers in action.
The passer thus develops from a genteel saboteur into the agent of moral suasion (a role harmonious with Clotelle's accomplished ladyhood), and continues to complement more active male abolitionist activities like Jerome's eloquent defense of the slaves' "right to be free" (103).
The passer can now use his right foot to step laterally toward the outside of the defender's left foot.
If the offense chooses not to trap the end in the hope that he will be on an up field charge to rush the passer, the end will destroy the play if he closes.
He earned the starting job through competition with Ben Longshore and Civita is the league's top passer based on efficiency ratings.
After shooting, the post must retrieve the ball and outlet to the other passer, who, in turn, makes an entry pass to the post.
Burbank has graduated all-time leading passer Mike McDonald, a three-year starter, but there's plenty of key returnees, including WR/DB Robert Linda and RB Jason McNeill.
The original passer quickly becomes the next defender and the drill continues.
Our coaches stress communication by calling out the name of the pass receiver and the need to keep the hands up as a target for the passer.
DAVID BECKHAM will be England captain through to the World Cup in Germany in 2006 as Sven Goran Eriksson hailed him as "the best passer in the world".
Delange has a better shooting range, and he's developing into a fine outlet passer.
The prototype point guard at Holy Cross (1949-50) and then with the Boston Celtics (1951-63), an electrifying passer who could quarterback a fast break like it had never been done before.
And an interception by Drew Mayer was called back for a roughing the passer penalty with 4:35 left in the fourth quarter.
The time has come to apply pressure, particularly against the passer, and we believe that the 34 and 43 fronts offer the best way to do it.
Bozeman also can handle the ball, is a solid passer and is getting more familiar with Howland's offensive sets in practice.